A lifelong Chicagoan, Armando received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Real Estate has been one of his passions for the last 8 years. Prior to joining Century 21 S.G.R., Armando was the director of finance at Jones Lang LaSalle, an international commercial real estate firm.He managed a 70 property, 3,500,000 square feet real estate portfolio for ComEd in addition to providing due diligence, process improvement, and benchmarking analysis for McDonalds, Harris Bank, Citibank, Hewitt Associates, and others. Looking for a morepersonal connection to real estate, he joined Century 21 S.G.R. in 2004 to pursue residential sales which he thought would allow him to make more of a difference in peoples lives. Armando brings his complex business background, analytical skills, passion, and positive energy to his clients. His love for the city and urban living is evident in his knowledge of emerging neighborhoods and their attributes. As he has said "I love thistown and truly appreciate the character of each neighborhood.He sees obstacles as an opportunity to demonstrate his value and always has his clients best interests come first. His problem solving and analytical skills gained in his career are evident during each phase of buying and selling a home, including marketing the property effectively, matching the right property with the right buyer, negotiating the contract, and ensuring an efficient, hassle-free close.He attributes his success to high ethical principles, having a plan and willingness to constantly make adjustments along the way. Armando is also a commercial and residential property manager as well as controller of Operation Homelink, a non-for-profit organization devoted to providing free computers to the families of our soldiers serving around the world. Armandos other passions are his family, baseball, jazz/blues, traveling, and beach volleyball. When not working, youll catch him around town at restaurants and North Avenue Beach.If youre looking for a full service, highly skilled, and results driven Realtor with a positive attitude, look no further and give Armando a call!
Brokerage/ Development/ Investments/Property Management/LeasingAreas of expertise: Azeem Khan Direct Cell 312-501-3849 Title: Real Estate Sales ConsultantBrokerage/ Development/ Investments/Property Management/LeasingAreas of expertise: Downtown, Sout h Loop, West Loop, North Center, Streeterville, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Tri Taylor, Lincoln Square, Ravenswood, Uptown, Rogers Park, Roscoe VillageAzeem is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a B.A. in Business Management and an AS in Accounting. He started his career in the corporate sales sector and was nationally recognized as one of the firms premier sales and account managers.Seeking to fulfill his ambition to become a real estate professional, Azeem transitioned into real estate brokerage in 2003. Coming from a long line of commercial investors, developers, and land owners, he instinctively knew that real estate was his calling.The Chicago Association of Realtors has recognized Azeem as one of the Top Producers in Chicago with over several million in residential and commercial sales between 2004-2011.or his clients. He has introduced many clients to such upscale developments as Trump Towers, The Park Millennium, investor friendly multi use apartment buildings, foreclosure and distressed properties as well as many downtown condominiums.Over the last several years, Azeem has also been awarded by Century 21 for his sales volume production and customer satisfaction level of over 99%. From working with first time home buyers to high-end savvy investors, his clients will attest to his dedication, unequivocal ethics, and knowledge. From identifying emerging neighborhoods on the brink of major appreciation in value, to negotiating highly leveraged investment deals, Azeem has proven his abilities to generate equity, profits, and rental income fAzeem also owns his own firm AK Custom Homes L.L.C. The company has been recognized as one of the most reputable firms and has an outstanding reputation for Quality Service and Quality Construction. Presently Ak Custom Homes has several new construction projects underway ranging from high-end condominiums to magnificent single family homes. The firm specializes in building luxury new construction single family homes with state of the art quality, technology, and design at affordable price points in some of Chicagos most desirable neighborhoods. For more information check out the website at www.Akcustomhomes.comIf you are looking for a one stop source for all your real estate needs Azeem is your perfect resource. Some of his services include representing buyers, sellers, leasing residential properties, and working with investors. Azeems real estate network circle consists of over some of Chicagos top Real Estate Attorneys, Banks, Property Inspectors, Insurance agents, and Contractors. In simplicity not only do you get Azeem but you get an established professional team with him that helps make your real estate transaction that much more enjoyable.Azeem is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Chicago Association of Realtors and Illinois Association of Realtors. He credits his success and dedication to his family, customers, clients, and colleagues at Century 21 S.G.R. Inc. for their love and support. If you are in the market to buy, sell, or lease give Azeem a call today for your one on one consultation!